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Old Man of Storr, Trotternish

Old Man of Storr, Trotternish, Skye

This morning, our started with departure from lodgings at Portree, capital of Skye and then north passing the Old Man of Storr with first stop at Kilt Rock, a coastal cliff face. Then on to the Quiraing, a stunning volcanic landslip which has resulted in a spectacular landscape.

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This morning, I collected tour group at Glasgow and then proceeded as follows:

To Glencoe with a refreshment stop at the ‘Green Welly’. To reach Glencoe we first went across the rugged landscape of Rannoch Moor and uppon arrival stopped for photographs of the mountainous glen and then went on to the visitor centre where we had lunch.

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Head of Zeus or Poseidon at Burrell Collection
Head of Zeus or Poseidon at Burrell Collection, Glasgow
 
This morning, our tour commenced with a visit to the Govan Carved Stones at Govan Old Church. This comprises a collection of early medieval sculpture from the 9th, 10th, and 11th centuries AD with designs representing a merger of influences from the Picts, Irish, Anglian, Cumbrian and Scandinavian styles. Here can be found the stone sarcophagus of King Constantine a 9th century king from the local area of Strathclyde, the earliest known piece of art in Glasgow.
 

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